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Key healthcare and tech companies pledge to decarbonise NHS supply chain by 2045

An influential group of global healthcare and tech companies has pledged to decarbonise the NHS supply chain by 2045 at the latest, supporting the ambition of the NHS in England

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Surgeons urge the NHS to embrace surgical hubs to tackle record waiting list

Commenting on waiting time statistics published recently which report a record waiting list, the Royal College of Surgeons of England has warned that extra staff and surgical hubs will be

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Planned surgery in independent sector linked to shorter hospital stays and fewer readmissions than in NHS

Findings consistent for 18 common planned elective surgery performed across England 2006-19. Planned (elective) surgery in an independent sector hospital in England, and funded by the NHS, is associated with

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Surgeons warn waiting lists will continue to grow without investment in surgical hubs and staff

The Royal College of Surgeons of England has warned a ‘volatile mix’ of pressures is affecting the recovery of surgery – high demand in A&E departments, 5,000 patients in hospital

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Focus on patient safety leads to latex-free physiotherapy products

NHS trusts can now take advantage of latex-free products for patients undergoing physiotherapy. The NHS has been migrating to latex-free products wherever possible since 2008 due to potential allergies in

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Study reveals the three most important aspects of care for hip fractures

Older patients with hip fractures recover better if they receive treatment under the supervision of both a surgeon and a specialist in elderly care; are checked to avoid future falls;

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Hospital trust reinvesting millions in savings in frontline staff, education and patient care

A hospital trust’s savings on orthopaedic trauma products through NHS Supply Chain has allowed it to reinvest in frontline staff, education and patient care.   Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust went

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Perfect Week restores health and mobility to 250 NHS patients

Practice Plus Group Hospital Ilford and the Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospital Trust (BHRUHT) have carried out 250 orthopaedic procedures in one week in a programme designed to reduce

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Same day discharge for NHS Golden Jubilee’s hip replacement patients

Orthopaedic specialists at NHS Golden Jubilee have launched a new hip replacement service which sees patients leaving hospital just 11 hours after admission. The Golden Jubilee National Hospital, which routinely

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Perfect Week set to reduce patient waiting times in London boroughs

Care UK is working with Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust to radically reduce orthopaedic waiting lists in the boroughs by running a Perfect Week at the end